The Olympian’s Eye: Visualization Techniques

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When is the last time you visualized the day in front of you? Created a mental road map for accomplishing your goals over the next 24 hours and imagined ways to overcome potential challenges? Michael Phelps, Allyson Felix, Ronaldinho and Lindsey Vonn do this on a daily basis. In fact 70-90% of Olympians now regularly practice visualization techniques, also known as “imagery”, …

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Daily Rhythms: Olympians

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Since day 1, Olympians have been trained, coached and disciplined into a way of being that does one thing – prepare for peak performance. Their job is to optimize their own physiology. If Virgil is right, and the “greatest wealth is health”, then THIS is the 1% we should all be striving to follow… Owaves went across the globe to recruit an …

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Support Your Local Startup

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Dear All, We need your support! Changing the world isn’t easy. Our friends below are taking on the monumental task of making the world a better place, one start-up at a time… Please take a moment to learn more by clicking on all the ones you like… Four are based in Southern California, and the fifth in Brooklyn, NY. ALL are focused …

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Daily Rhythms: Yoga Instructors

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Ever wonder how your yoga teacher stays so healthy and strong? We searched nationwide to find the brightest, most inspiring yogis and asked them to share tips for staying balanced in this 2.0 world: Tip #1: Center in the AM We all wake up at the prod of to-do’s, tasks, errands and buzzing thoughts. Unanswered emails, thoughts from last nights TV shows, …

Ellie Bernstein

Soulful Sleep & Breathing
to Better Health

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With a bachelor’s degree in ballet from Indiana University, Ellie Bernstein has long focused on the art of synchronizing breath and movement for better health. She applies that knowledge today teaching private and group yoga and pilates sessions in Bloomington, Indiana. Ellie is a yoga instructor and mother of 3 in West Palm Beach, Florida. Twelve years ago, she was battling depression …

We’re Growing!

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Owaves Reaches 20,000 Users,Launches on iPhone Dear fellow day-crafters, We’re excited to announce that the international Owaves community is Growing. Earlier this year, we passed 20,000 downloads worldwide.  We’re now live in over 100 countries and available in thirteen languages including: Spanish, French, Korean, Hindi and Russian. Over 500,000 healthy activities have been planned on our wellness app for iPad since its …

What is Your Metronome?

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Tic-Toc. Lub-Dub. Buzz. What’s the sound of your metronome? What keeps your beat? Guides your rhythm on a daily basis? For mothers it might be a child’s cry that guides them from one moment to the next. For a rural farmer in an isolated region, the rise and fall of the sun. For you? For me? For many of us, the beat-setter …

Do You Plan Your Day?

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Did you plan your day today?  If so, you probably found time for that healthy snack, a light jog, or to enjoy the evening with your loved ones. Sometimes we get caught in a trap of poor day-planning, and that can lead to vicious cycles. When we forget to eat a square breakfast or lunch, for example, we might reach for calorie-dense …

Sleep Promotes Neurogenesis

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Neurogenesis: neu·ro·gen·e·sis (nur’ə-jěn’ĭ-sĭs, nyur’-) n. Formation of nervous tissue. As recently as 10 years ago, scientists and medical professionals thought it was impossible for human beings to grow new nerve cells. Research from institutions including UC Berkeley, UC San Diego and UCLA are showing that good ol’ sleep helps promote a healthy amount of neurogenesis. This includes areas like the “hippocampus” which …